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Here you have access to a wide range of resources. They can be filtered by 'Role', 'Resource Type' and the QCF units for Awareness of Dementia, which we have given user friendly names:

  • The basics about dementia – DEM 201
  • Putting the person first: Seeing the person not the dementia – DEM 202
  • Improving communication: Helping people live well with dementia – DEM 205
  • Treating people as individuals – DEM 207
  • Protecting people's rights and freedom to choose – DEM 211

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Note: If you are a care worker or heath care professional, the material in this area can support your accredited learning.

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SCIE Social Care TV – Peter's Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA)

This film, created by SCIE Social Care TV, demonstrates the role of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) in making best interest decisions.


SCIE Social Care TV – Emily’s safety

SCIE Social Care TV have created an excellent film that demonstrates good practice with respect to best interest decisions, which balance risk and freedom for the individual.


SCIE Social Care TV – Ada’s assessment

SCIE Social Care TV have produced an excellent video that demonstrates good practice with respect to Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 assessments.


Nursing Midwifery Council – Doing our Best

This short film explores the difficulties faced by staff in relation to care and best interest decisions.